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Opportunity for Volunteers – Your help is urgently needed!

Volunteer Advert 2 Volunteer advert 3Please lend a hand on the 24th April 2014 at 1.00pm and help us prepare flowerbeds and sow Poppy seeds to create a Road lined with Poppies, that will be in bloom ready for the  Promenade Festival in September 2014. Plenty of Tea and Cake will be available for all willing to help! Please telephone 07909 994196 or email info@bartonspointcoastalpark.co.uk for more information. Thank you.

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Design a Chainsaw Sculpture Competition – Closing Date April 14th

Barton Point Logo_2aFunded by ‘Ideas Test – Creative People & Places, Swale and Medway’, Barton’s Point Coastal Park is lucky enough to be getting it’s own Chainsaw Sculpture Trail!

The Sculpture Trail will be created at the Park in the form of public demonstrations between May 24th 2014 –  June 1st 2014 and will consist of 5 sculptures, one of which could be designed by you!

If you would like the opportunity to design a Chainsaw Sculpture which will feature at the Park, alongside 4 other sculptures, then why not enter our  free competition which is open to all age groups.

Research the history, wildlife or natural environment surrounding Barton’s Point to come up with ideas for your design, complete the entry form and send it to The Boathouse Cafe, Barton’s Point Coastal Park, Marine Parade, Sheerness, Kent ME12 2BX.  It’s as simple as that!

Closing Date for all applications is Midday 14th April.

The winner will be announced at the Annual Water Sports Open Day held at Barton’s Point Coastal Park on April 21st 2014.

Entry forms can be downloaded from the link below.

Sculpture Competition Entry Form

Good Luck!

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Temporary Midweek Closure

 

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Unfortunately – due to recent bad weather and exceptional quantities of rainfall – we are unable to offer all facilities at the Park resulting in the temporary midweek closure of the Boathouse Cafe. We will however, be open again on the 15th February for the weekend and sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused. We look forward to seeing you all again very soon.

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Chainsaw Sculpture Trail – coming soon!

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New for the 2014 Summer Season, the ‘Barton’s Point Coastal Park Sculpture Trail’, the VERY FIRST of its kind on Sheppey following the successful funding application to ‘Creative People and Places, Swale and Medway’……..Look out for details published soon on how YOU can get involved with the design, witness an experienced Chainsaw Artist at work and participate in our guided workshops, in this exciting and unique opportunity!

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Water Sports Open Day

Our annual ‘Water Sports Open Day’ is held at the start of every summer season and provides opportunities for people to ‘come and have a go’ at Rowing, Sailing, Kayaking, Windsurfing and Paddle Boarding. Local clubs and organisations are available to give demo’s, offer advice on any of the sports which take your fancy, as well as talk about membership, group bookings, or one-to-one lessons. Here are some photos from the Open Day in April 2013.